Throughout the period of study, the students can acquire knowledge about the theoretical background of Islamic economics, the practical-oriented courses regarding Islamic finance, as they take many courses of economics and finance programs.
These Islamic Economics and Finance courses at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University can be exemplified as; Islamic Economic Thought, Foundations of Islamic Economics, History of Islamic Economics, Participation Banking in Turkey. In addition, by the courses of Introduction to Economics, Principles of Accounting, Corporate Finance, Statistics, Econometrics, Economic Growth and Development and many others, it is aimed that the students can have a grasp of prevailing economic theory and the contemporary issues in economics.
The students of Islamic Economics and Finance at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University can have an opportunity to do minor and double major, as they can learn Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, Spanish, Russian and if the requirement of the minimum number of students for the course is satisfied they can also learn the other languages.
They can do minor by taking six of the eleven elective courses from the same department throughout the eight-semester program, as for double major, if they take the all elective courses from the same department their course load will lower.
The Opportunities for Students:
- Learning a foreign language (Free),
- Minor (One year extra scholarship in addition to the regular period of study),
- Major (One year extra scholarship in addition to the regular period of study),
- International student exchange programs (1 or 2 semesters),
The students who will graduate from this program can have an opportunity to make an academic career in the related fields at universities and research centers for both national and international level. Secondly, they can find job opportunities in the participation banks in Turkey, which are the outstanding institutions in the field of Islamic Finance.
Currently, there are six participation banks in Turkey, as they have 1068 branches throughout the country. Also, the other institutions which operate in the field, especially TKBB (Participation Banks Association of Turkey), indicate that there is a need for qualified labor force for the Islamic finance sector in Turkey.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Introduction to Law
- Introduction to Economics
- Turkish Language
- Area Elective Course
- University Elective Course
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
- Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
- You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
International5248 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5248 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA5248 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5248 EUR per year during 48 months.
- TRY 38.000 per year
Living costs for Istanbul
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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